Education at Sun Peaks has come a long way since the Discovery Centre for Balanced Education’s beginning in 2010. On September 7, 2010 the Sun Peaks Education Society launched the Discovery Centre for Balanced Education offering kindergarten to Grade 7 children an on-mountain education centre. Only two years later, on August 27, 2012, School District 73 partnered with the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality and SPES to adopt the kindergarten to Grade 6 students in a publicly funded community school, Sun Peaks Elementary. The Discovery Centre has changed names and is now known as Sun Peaks Secondary Academy.
Ideally situated in a world-class resort setting and growing community, this is a place of absolute inspiration and learning opportunity be it academics, athletics, the arts, science, community enrichment or the environment. Our students are encouraged to be true explorers who aspire to academic excellence. All students at Sun Peaks are enrolled with School District 73 in an education program which follows the same full B.C Curriculum and prescribed learning outcomes as every other school in the district. What our students enjoy additionally is flexibility, and an amazing environment in which to enrich that learning experience.
Sun Peaks Secondary Academy Grades 7 through 12 continues to operate under SD73’s distributed learning program, @KOOL. This Centre is fully supported and funded by the Sun Peaks community and donations are gratefully accepted.
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